Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Overview
PRP Therapy is the proving to be quite effecting in restoring damage tissue. A sample of platelets are taken from the patient, enhanced, and then replaced back into the patient at the area of damage. The body is then prompted to begin a more effective healing process.
Advantages of Conservative Treatment
- Less expensive then surgery
- Little to no recovery
- No incisions or scarring
- No long term effects
- Done during an office visit
- Best used before considering surgery
- Immediate results
Conditions Treated with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Painful joints such as knees, hips, shoulders, and the spine can be treated with PRP.
Is a form of degenerative joint pain caused by wear and tear damage or breakdown of the soft tissue, underlying bone, ligament, tendons, or cartilage in the joints.
- Joint and Muscle Pain
Sports, arthritis and wear and tear are often to blame for painful joints. An accurate diagnosis and proper care can provide relief to these painful areas.
- Rotator Cuff Injury
A torn or strained rotator cuff is a common shoulder injury. It occurs when the shoulder is overextended and the tendons that support the shoulder are injured.